Ulmus parvifolia HOKKAIDO ELM . Zones: 5-9. We have not found a smaller leafed deciduous tree! Minute green leaves on a tiny tree with corky bark, trunk thickens at a young age. Micro-mini of the mighty Elm. Very slow growth to about 12 inches at ten years. 18 inches at 20 years. Easy care: full sun to light shade, average soil, kept moist but well drained. Perfect for all miniature gardening. Popular for troughs, bonsai, fairy gardens, garden railroads, mini Japanese gardens. Used as a mini tree at many of the outdoor small world exhibits. Plant in the ground or in a container this plant stays small! MINIATURE Larger photo shows mature plant trained as mini tree. Smaller photo shows approximate shipping size.
Shipping size: 3+ inches, most with multi trunks, shapes vary.
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